Registered Nurse

By: Katia De la torre

Annual Salary: $67,700

Provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members. Record patients' medical histories and symptoms.

Educational Requirements: Four-year or two-year degrees are available.

Perks: Nurses enjoy flexible schedules, generous benefits packages, and the ability to work in a wide variety of settings. Plus, job opportunities are expanding at a rate of 22% per year. So, you’ll have no problem finding a job.

3 Colleges: Brookhaven College, Santa Monica College, Belmont College.

The BLS projects registered nurses will see the biggest job growth over the decade, adding more than 711,000 jobs. That means more people have a chance of being a Nurse then any other jobs.